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‘Left behind’ north of the border? Economic disadvantage and intersectional inequalities in post-pandemic Scotland. (2022)
Journal Article
MORRISON, J. 2022. 'Left behind' north of the border? Economic disadvantage and intersectional inequalities in post-pandemic Scotland. Scottish affairs [online], 31(4), pages 393-418. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/scot.2022.0428

UK media and political discourse has increasingly been dominated by concerns about the economic disadvantages experienced by post-industrial communities collectively labelled 'left behind' – and the deepening cultural fault-lines between them and wid... Read More about ‘Left behind’ north of the border? Economic disadvantage and intersectional inequalities in post-pandemic Scotland..

Believers in biology: a coordinated effort to disrupt the 2022 census. (2022)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. [2022]. Believers in biology: a coordinated effort to disrupt the 2022 census. Scottish affairs [online], (accepted).

This article investigates the attempt by some gender-critical Scots, led by organisations such as For Women Scotland, to disrupt the administration of the 2022 census in Scotland. They used their census returns to register a protest around guidance r... Read More about Believers in biology: a coordinated effort to disrupt the 2022 census..

What is next for information world mapping? International and multidisciplinary approaches to understanding information behaviors/practices in context. (2022)
Journal Article
KITZIE, V.L., TSAI, T.-I., MARTZOUKOU, K., MABI, M.N. and GREYSON, D. [2022]. What is next for information world mapping? International and multidisciplinary approaches to understanding information behaviors/practice in context. Library and information science research [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2022.101196

As the use of arts-involved and data visualization methods increases in information science, it is essential to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of various methods. An international lineup of information researchers shares their experiences us... Read More about What is next for information world mapping? International and multidisciplinary approaches to understanding information behaviors/practices in context..

An archetypal determination of mobile cloud computing for emergency applications using decision tree algorithm. (2022)
Journal Article
HAI, T., ZHOU, J., LU, Y., JAWAWI, D., WANG, D., SELVARAJAN, S., MANOHARAN, H. and IBEKE, E. 2022. An archetypal determination of mobile cloud computing for emergency applications using decision tree algorithm. Journal of cloud computing [online], (accepted).

Numerous users are experiencing unsafe communications due to the growth of big network mediums, where no node communication is detected in emergency scenarios. Many people find it difficult to communicate in emergency situations as a result of such c... Read More about An archetypal determination of mobile cloud computing for emergency applications using decision tree algorithm..

Indicative findings from a study of information behaviour in digital business ideation: insights from the developing world. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
IBRAHIM, S., MARCELLA, R. and MACLENNAN, A. 2022. Indicative findings from a study of information behaviour in digital business ideation: insights from the developing world. Presented at the 2022 Information seeking in context conference (ISIC 2022), 26-29 September 2022, Berlin, Germany.

Though a wealth of information behaviour research has been undertaken in various contexts over the years, less has been done on entrepreneurship. In particular, there is a lack of literature around the ideation component in the early stages of busine... Read More about Indicative findings from a study of information behaviour in digital business ideation: insights from the developing world..

Voice spoofing countermeasure for voice replay attacks using deep learning. (2022)
Journal Article
ZHOU, J., HAI, T., JAWAWI, D.N.A., WANG, D., IBEKE, E. and BIAMBA, C. 2022. Voice spoofing countermeasure for voice replay attacks using deep learning. Journal of cloud computing: advances, systems and applications [online], 11, article number 51. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13677-022-00306-5

In our everyday lives, we communicate with each other using several means and channels of communication, as communication is crucial in the lives of humans. Listening and speaking are the primary forms of communication. For listening and speaking, th... Read More about Voice spoofing countermeasure for voice replay attacks using deep learning..

Development and pilot evaluation of an online retrofit decision-making tool for homeowners. [Dataset] (2022)
Dataset
SEDDIKI, M., BENNADJI, A., ALABID, J., GRAY, D. and DEVECI, G. 2022. Development and pilot evaluation of an online retrofit decision-making tool for homeowners. [Dataset]. Buildings [online], 12(10), article 1513. Available from: https://www.mdpi.com/2075-5309/12/10/1513/htm

Many retrofit projects went wrong in the UK principally because of the application of inappropriate retrofit solutions, which resulted in damp issues, with some leaving houses in worse conditions than pre-retrofit. Various online tools were developed... Read More about Development and pilot evaluation of an online retrofit decision-making tool for homeowners. [Dataset].

Development and pilot evaluation of an online retrofit decision-making tool for homeowners. (2022)
Journal Article
SEDDIKI, M., BENNADJI, A., ALABID, J., GRAY, D. and DEVECI, G. 2022. Development and pilot evaluation of an online retrofit decision-making tool for homeowners. Buildings [online], 12(10), article 1513. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings12101513

Many retrofit projects went wrong in the UK principally because of the application of inappropriate retrofit solutions, which resulted in damp issues, with some leaving houses in worse conditions than pre-retrofit. Various online tools were developed... Read More about Development and pilot evaluation of an online retrofit decision-making tool for homeowners..

Fintech application on banking stability using big data of an emerging economy. (2022)
Journal Article
YIN, F., JIAO, X., ZHOU, J., YIN, X., IBEKE, E., IWENDI, M.G. and BIAMBA, C. 2022. Fintech application on banking stability using big data of an emerging economy. Journal of cloud computing [online], 11, article number 43. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13677-022-00320-7

The rapid growth and development of financial technological advancement (Fintech) services and innovations have attracted the attention of scholars who are now on a quest to analyse their impact on the banking sector. This study conducts several kind... Read More about Fintech application on banking stability using big data of an emerging economy..

Information behaviour in high risk decision making: study of international postgraduates. (2022)
Journal Article
MCNICHOLAS, C. and MARCELLA, R. 2022. Information behaviour in high risk decision making: study of international postgraduates. Journal of information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/01655515221124080

This article explores the role of information in high risk consumer decision making. Forty-two qualitative interviews were undertaken with international non-EU postgraduates when making the high risk decision to study in a UK Business School. Prospec... Read More about Information behaviour in high risk decision making: study of international postgraduates..

Tourism cloud management system: the impact of smart tourism. (2022)
Journal Article
YIN, F., YIN, X., ZHOU, J., ZHANG, X., ZHANG, R., IBEKE, E., IWENDI, M.G. and SHAH, M. 2022. Tourism cloud management system: the impact of smart tourism. Journal of cloud computing: advances, systems and applications [online], 11, article number 37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13677-022-00316-3

This study investigates the possibility of supporting tourists in a foreign land intelligently by using the Tourism Cloud Management System (TCMS) to enhance and better their tourism experience. Some technologies allow tourists to highlight popular t... Read More about Tourism cloud management system: the impact of smart tourism..

A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown. (2022)
Journal Article
ARMITT, L., COWMAN, K. and PEDERSEN, S. 2022. A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown. Women's history today [online], Summer 2022. Available from: https://womenshistorynetwork.org/womens-history-today-summer-2022/

Our eighteen-month project, "A [Socially Isolated] Room of One's Own: Women Writing Lockdown", is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It involves collecting, capturing, archiving and evaluating a variety of written responses by women... Read More about A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown..

Korea’s national approach to Open Science: present and possible future. (2022)
Journal Article
SHMAGUN, H., SHIM, J., CHOI, K.-N., SHIN, S.K., KIM, J. and OPPENHEIM, C. 2022. Korea's national approach to Open Science: present and possible future. Journal of information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/01655515221107336

Open Science (OS) – an emerging global trend driven by advances in digital technologies and government's commitment to greater transparency and value for money of publicly funded research – is at its early stages, even in countries with high R&D expe... Read More about Korea’s national approach to Open Science: present and possible future..

Bloody amazing really: voices from Scotland’s public libraries in lockdown. (2022)
Journal Article
REID, P.H. and MESJAR, L. 2022. Bloody amazing really: voices from Scotland's public libraries in lockdown. Journal of documentation [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-03-2022-0067

The research examined Scottish Public Libraries and their response to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-21. It focused particularly around the way that they helped to support community resilience and cohesion during periods of lockdown. The study conside... Read More about Bloody amazing really: voices from Scotland’s public libraries in lockdown..

An interactive decision-making model of international postgraduate student course choice. (2022)
Journal Article
MCNICHOLAS, C. and MARCELLA, R. [2022]. An interactive decision-making model of international postgraduate student course choice. Journal of marketing for higher education [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08841241.2022.2076276

This paper explores the decision-making process of international non-EU postgraduates when choosing a qualification from a UK business school and proposes a new model which reflects the iterative, cyclical and continuous nature of the process. The de... Read More about An interactive decision-making model of international postgraduate student course choice..

Introduction to information science. (2022)
Journal Article
OPPENHEIM, C. 2022. Introduction to information science. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 54(3), pages 541-542. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09610006221104722

This is a review of a book by David Bawden and Lyn Robinson. The book is a second edition, the original having been first published in 2012. The book covers all the aspects of information science theory and practice that a student is likely to encoun... Read More about Introduction to information science..

Purposive and non-purposive information behaviour on Instagram. (2022)
Journal Article
MARCELLA-HOOD, M. and MARCELLA, R. 2022. Purposive and non-purposive information behaviour on Instagram. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09610006221097974

User information behaviour on Instagram was explored via 274 responses to an online survey. Instagram is recognised as a powerful visual platform and consistently reports high engagement statistics across its variety of users. Research on Instagram t... Read More about Purposive and non-purposive information behaviour on Instagram..

Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. [Dataset] (2022)
Dataset
BENNADJI, A., SEDDIKI, M., ALABID, J., LAING, R. and GRAY, D. 2022. Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. [Dataset]. Energies [online], 15(9), article 3082. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en15093082/s1

Space and water heating for UK homes make up 25% of total energy use and 15% of greenhouse gas emissions. To meet the UK’s ambitious goal of reaching zero emissions from existing buildings in the UK by 2050, by 2030, UK homes’ emissions need to fall... Read More about Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. [Dataset].

Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. (2022)
Journal Article
BENNADJI, A., SEDDIKI, M., ALABID, J., LAING, R. and GRAY, D. 2022. Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero. Energies [online], 15(9), article 3082. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en15093082

The UK has one of the least energy-efficient housing stocks in Europe. By 2030, the emissions from UK homes need to fall by at least 24% from 1990 levels to meet the UK's ambitious goal, which is reaching net-zero emissions. The originality of this p... Read More about Predicting energy savings of the UK housing stock under a step-by-step energy retrofit scenario towards net-zero..

Covid-19 fake news sentiment analysis. (2022)
Journal Article
IWENDI, C., MOHAN, S., KHAN, S., IBEKE, E., AHMADIAN, A. and CIANO, T. 2022. COVID-19 fake news sentiment analysis. Computers and electrical engineering [online], 101, article 107967. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2022.107967

’Fake news’ refers to the misinformation presented about issues or events, such as COVID-19. Meanwhile, social media giants claimed to take COVID-19 related misinformation seriously, however, they have been ineffectual. This research uses the Informa... Read More about Covid-19 fake news sentiment analysis..